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Africa Pathway Closed

The pedestrian pathway to Africa is currently closed due to construction on our elephant exhibit. Africa will only be accessible by tram, which is free to all guests during this time. Thank you for your patience while we improve your Zoo.

Bat-Eared Fox

Bat-Eared Fox


With its distinctive oversized ears the bat-earred fox is among the most comical of canines. Their ears play an important role in their ecology though, from communication to finding their next meal. Eating primarily insects, located with its sensitive hearing, this species of fox is almost exclusively nocturnal.  You can find our bat-eared foxes near the lions in Africa.